Fast Facts

  • Has sold more than 60 million albums worldwide as a solo artist.
  • Began acting in TV commercials at age 6.
  • Joined the popular Puerto Rican boy group Menudo in 1984; he left the band in 1989.
  • Joined the cast of the Mexican telenovela Alcanzar una estrella II in 1991.
  • Received the Premio El Heraldo for his work in Mas que alcanzar una estrella, a 1992 movie spin-off of the Alcanzar una estrella II series.
  • Made his Broadway debut in the musical Les Misérables in 1996.  
  • Originated the role of Che in the 2012 Broadway revival of Evita.
  • Established the Ricky Martin Foundation to help with charitable causes.
  • Campaigns against human trafficking.


  • 1998, Grammy — Best Latin Pop Performance: Winner
  • 2000, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Male Musical Performer: Winner
  • 2015, Grammy — Best Latin Pop Album: Winner


  • Valentino Martin — Son
  • Daniel Martin — Half Brother
  • Fernando Fernandez — Half Brother
  • Ines Misan — Ex-significant Other
  • Matteo Martin — Son
  • Carlos González Abella — Ex-significant Other
  • Vanessa Martin — Half Sister
  • Nerieda Morales — Mother
  • Rebecca de Alba — Ex-significant Other
  • Enrique Jose Martin III — Father
  • Angel Fernandez — Half Brother
  • Eric Martin — Half Brother

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  • Birth Name: Enrique José Martín Morales
  • Birth Place: San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Actor

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